New Sponsor for Miss Tourism

[263Chat] After the Big Time Strategic Group Zimbabwe pulled off the plug on the sponsorship of the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe, the 2017 edition has found a new anonymous sponsor, the pageant organizers have revealed.

[263Chat] After the Big Time Strategic Group Zimbabwe pulled off the plug on the sponsorship of the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe, the 2017 edition has found a new anonymous sponsor, the pageant organizers have revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Stock Exchange Bull Run Picks Up Pace

[The Source] The stock market bull run accelerated on Wednesday, with the main industrial index gaining 3,95 percent to 487,14 points while the mining index added 1,73 percent to 137,52 points.

[The Source] The stock market bull run accelerated on Wednesday, with the main industrial index gaining 3,95 percent to 487,14 points while the mining index added 1,73 percent to 137,52 points.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Truworths Banking On Increased Uptake of 12 Months Scheme

[263Chat] Truworths trade volumes for the year ended 9 July 2017 went down by 29 percent despite the company recording an increase in the uptake of its 12 months scheme, 263Chat can reveal.

[263Chat] Truworths trade volumes for the year ended 9 July 2017 went down by 29 percent despite the company recording an increase in the uptake of its 12 months scheme, 263Chat can reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Differences Between Farmers’ Calling, Career Opportunity

[The Herald] There is no shortage of training courses and capacity building programmes for farmers, SMEs and other value chain actors in Zimbabwe. However, while all these activities and strategies are necessary, nothing trumps calling. Farmers with a …

[The Herald] There is no shortage of training courses and capacity building programmes for farmers, SMEs and other value chain actors in Zimbabwe. However, while all these activities and strategies are necessary, nothing trumps calling. Farmers with a calling do not need a cheering crowd. They do not feel entitled to receive awards for their farming prowess but they feel compelled to make a difference in their communities. They do not measure their excellence by the number of awards or yields per hectare but their infl

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Rapist Teenager Gets 3-Stroke Sentence

[The Herald] A cheeky 16-year-old Mutare boy yesterday escaped jail after being handed a three-stroke sentence for raping his eight-year-old cousin. The boy appeared before regional magistrate, Mrs Loice Mukunyadze, while Mr Fletcher Karombe prosecuted.

[The Herald] A cheeky 16-year-old Mutare boy yesterday escaped jail after being handed a three-stroke sentence for raping his eight-year-old cousin. The boy appeared before regional magistrate, Mrs Loice Mukunyadze, while Mr Fletcher Karombe prosecuted.

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Revocation of Economic Sanctions By the United States On the Sudan Statement By Foreign Secretary

[SNA] Khartoum -In a press release issued by Japanese embassy in Sudan ” . Japan welcomes the United States’ decision to revoke economic sanctions with respect to the Republic of the Sudan, which will be effective on October 12, 2017.

[SNA] Khartoum -In a press release issued by Japanese embassy in Sudan " . Japan welcomes the United States' decision to revoke economic sanctions with respect to the Republic of the Sudan, which will be effective on October 12, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Extends Cotton Programme to Matabeleland

[The Herald] The Government has extended the Presidential Cotton Input Support Programme to Matabeleland Provinces where it is targeting to finance 20 000 farmers in the forthcoming season. The programme–running for the third consecutive year–had mai…

[The Herald] The Government has extended the Presidential Cotton Input Support Programme to Matabeleland Provinces where it is targeting to finance 20 000 farmers in the forthcoming season. The programme--running for the third consecutive year--had mainly benefited rural farmers in traditional cotton growing districts such as Muzarabani, Gokwe and the Lowveld. Since its launch in 2015, Government has spent close to $70 million on cotton inputs, with an upward of 155 000 household benefiting. Last season, output rose by

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1 000kg of Gold Lost to Smuggling

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is losing an estimated 1 000kg of gold annually through side marketing and illicit flows. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) financial intelligence unit’s Wonder Kapofu said while the country may have mechanisms to curb gold and finan…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is losing an estimated 1 000kg of gold annually through side marketing and illicit flows. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) financial intelligence unit's Wonder Kapofu said while the country may have mechanisms to curb gold and financial leakages, the country is still losing a significant amount as the system is not robust enough to plug off all the loopholes.Mr Kapofu indicated the need to work with Fidelity Printers and Refiners, police, border patrol for instance to help curb smuggling and any oth

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